A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Wherefore a man can know nothing by himself, save after a natural manner, which is only that which he attains by means of the senses. For this cause he must have the phantasms and the forms of objects present in themselves and in their likenesses; otherwi
In handling men, there are three feelings that a man must not possess -fear, dislike and contempt. If he is afraid of men he cannot
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
The scientific community having made a rapid ascent from deep poverty to great affluence, from academe’s cloisters to Washington’s high councils, still tends to be a bit excitable – not unlike a nouveau riche in a fluctuating market.
It used to take courage–indeed, it was the act of courage par excellence–to leave the comforts of home and family and go out into the world seeking adventure. Today there are fewer places to discover, and the real adventure is to stay at home.